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  Chauk Htat Gyi Reclining Buddha

 

Myanmar

The Chauk Htat Gyi reclining Buddha image in Yangon has a length of 65.85 meter. Its construction started in 1899 and was completed in 1907, though it initially had a length of just 59.28 meter.

 

Extensive reconstruction of the image completed in 1973, extending its length to 65.85 meters. The reclining Buddha of Wat Phrathat Suthon Mongkon Khiri, a temple in Thailand, is built in Burmese style and was probably inspired by this image in Yangon (fig.).

1648'42.0"N 9609'49.7"E

 

  Chauk Htat Gyi Reclining Buddha